KUALA LUMPUR – Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall spent the penultimate day of their week-long tour of Malaysia by visiting Penang, and it was apparent that the British royals shared the anguish of those affected by the floods in the state in northern Malaysia.
“Their thoughts are with those affected by the flooding,” said a tweet from Clarence House, the official residence of the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall.
In the tweet sent out prior to their tour of Penang – a state comprising an island and part of mainland Peninsular Malaysia – Clarence House said Their Royal Highnesses were looking forward to visiting Penang, which was originally named Prince of Wales Island.
The visit of Prince Charles and Camilla to Malaysia is part of Their Royal Highnesses tour of Singapore, Malaysia and India, from Oct 30 to Nov 9.
The Penang floods have forced the evacuation of thousands of people and claimed the lives of seven people, with various resources having been mobilised to assist the victims. – BERNAMA